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School of Nursing

Postdoctoral Fellow

(Ref. 240430009)

[Appointment period: twelve months initially, with possibility of further appointment]


The appointee will assist the project leader in the project of “Area of Excellence (AoE) – Palliative care in cancer trajectory and survivorship”.  He/She will be required to:

(a)    assist in research and develop cancer-related projects for different patient groups;

(b)    carry out data analysis to evaluate the effectiveness of different interventions and its cost-effectiveness;

(c)    conduct literature search;

(d)    design novel and efficient learning framework tailored for a specific application;

(e)    write papers and proposals; and

(f)    perform any other duties as assigned by the project leader or his/her delegates.


Applicants should: 

(a)    have a doctoral degree in Nursing, Psychology, Statistics, Social Sciences, Public Health or other related disciplines or an equivalent qualification and must have no more than five years of post-qualification experience at the time of application;

(b)    have experience in writing research papers and proposals; 

(c)    have a good understanding in both quantitative and qualitative research skills; 

(d)    have knowledge of conducting data analysis by using SPSS, R, STATA or SAS;

(e)    have good academic writing skills in English with publications in refereed journals;

(f)    have a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese, with fluency in Cantonese; 

(g)    have good interpersonal and communication skills; and    

(h)    be responsible and able to work independently. 

Applicants are invited to contact Prof. Janelle Yorke or Dr K. Y. Ho via email at or for further information.

Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  

Consideration of applications will commence on 14 May 2024 until the position is filled.

Posting date: 30 April 2024